In many transformation initiatives, there is a disconnect between top and bottom — that is, the executives mandating the change and the teams adapting it. Vertical slicing is a cross-functional, cross-level approach that removes communication barriers and leverages interconnected change agents throughout the organization to test and validate decisions.
Risk facilitators play a critical role in the risk management process, leading discussions that identify, assess and develop responses. To be effective, facilitators not only understand risk principles and processes but also projects and people. And they are adept at three facilitation styles, knowing when each is most appropriate.
Many organizations collect mountains of data that produce negligible benefits. But a well-run measurement
program can provide huge ROI, from more accurate cost and schedule estimates, to streamlined processes,
to better insights and decision-making. Here are seven guidelines for building and maintaining a metrics
program that delivers value to your organization.